Be A Better Being

17 / 18 November 2016

Deutsche Kinemathek
Potsdamer Straße 2 – 10785 Berlin

What a difference a day makes › Thu 17 Nov 2016 › 5:00 pm
Ain´t No Way? › Thu 17 Nov 2016 › 7:30 pm
Another Brick in The Wall › Fri 18 Nov 2016 › 4:30 pm
Don´t stop me now! › Fri 18 Nov 2016 › 6:45 pm
Award Ceremony › Fri 18 Nov 2016 › 8:45 pm … more

Enjoy this curated playlist: Watch films and consider the better being
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Perspectives is an edited collection of short texts, comments, reports etc. on the topic be a better being. This collection is dedicated to present a rich spectrum of views and opinions on be a better being to foster an inspiring exchange between filmmakers and academics.

The “be a better being” forum in November 2016 screened a short film that turned out to be perceived very differently by different visitors. It was a controversial choice and one I am more than happy to explain.  The film shows people, all of them in simple portrait shots, which the film moves through very slowly. This means the viewer is left with enough time to thoroughly watch each person. Herein precisely lies the “problem”, because everyone we see has suffered an accident or a serious illness that disfigured their face. … more

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